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Slices of wood stained in subtly different hues are grouted like tile for the range backsplash. - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Gordon Beall / Design: Diane Kahn:  
Traditional Home ® / Photo: Gordon Beall / Design: Diane Kahn 

A big island with barstools is accommodating for everyday, casual dining, while a more formal space is just around the corner. - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Emily Minton Redfield / Design: Joseph Minton:  
Traditional Home ® / Photo: Emily Minton Redfield / Design: Joseph Minton 

A large vintage clock, wood floors, and oversized wall tiles set a rustic tone in the kitchen. - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Emily Followill / Design: Amy Morris:  
 Traditional Home ® / Photo: Emily Followill / Design: Amy Morris

Red tiles create a stunning backdrop in the kitchen with its antique French butcher-block table. - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Werner Straube / Design: Judith Nadler Ellerman:  
Traditional Home ® / Photo: Werner Straube / Design: Judith Nadler Ellerman

A large central island separates the main work zone from a primary traffic path through the kitchen. - Photo: Werner Straube / Design: Vicki Edwards:  
Photo: Werner Straube / Design: Vicki Edwards 

A natural gathering place for cooking and socializing, the outdoor kitchen is a busy hub of activity. - Photo: John Merkl / Design: Hillary Thomas:  
Photo: John Merkl / Design: Hillary Thomas 

A crisp gray-and-white palette, along with a mix of sleek surfaces, gives the kitchen a modern feel. - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Emily Followill / Design: Allison Hennessy:  
Traditional Home ® / Photo: Emily Followill / Design: Allison Hennessy 

This kitchen boasts two islands -- one for cooking, and one for cleaning. - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Francesco Lagnese / Design: Whitney Stewart:  
Traditional Home ® / Photo: Francesco Lagnese / Design: Whitney Stewart 

Walnut cabinets and drawers were given brass edging—masculine meets elegant in this kitchen. - Photo: Werner Straube / Design: Summer Thornton:  
Photo: Werner Straube / Design: Summer Thornton 

A tall custom table, painted gray, sidles up to a white island and acts as a counter. - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Emily Followill / Design: Melanie Turner:  
Traditional Home ® / Photo: Emily Followill / Design: Melanie Turner

Vintage lamp parts and heavy rope make the light fixtures in this gray kitchen - Traditional Home® / Photo: Colleen Duffley / Design: Paige Sumblin Schnell & Anna Kay Porch:  
Traditional Home® / Photo: Colleen Duffley / Design: Paige Sumblin Schnell & Anna Kay Porch 

Large tables paired with benches, upholstered chairs, and settees are ideal for family meals and for informal entertaining - Traditional Home®:  
Traditional Home®

This family room features a cozy, carpeted loft (accessed by a ladder) above the fireplace. - Photo: John Bessler / Design: Kim Deetjen:  
Photo: John Bessler / Design: Kim Deetjen 

A cozy sitting area creates a link between the living and dining rooms. - Photo: Jean Allsopp / Design: Georgia Carlee:  
Photo: Jean Allsopp / Design: Georgia Carlee

A Williams-Sonoma striped rug set on pavers neutralizes walls painted Farrow & Ball's "Cooking Apple Green." - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Werner Straube:  
Traditional Home ® / Photo: Werner Straube 

Hues of sand and sea are echoed in the palette of this beach house living room. The light, natural colors and plush furniture are begging for a nap! (Hannah the Cocker Spaniel has the right idea.) - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Colleen Duffley / Design: Georgia Carlee:  
Traditional Home ® / Photo: Colleen Duffley / Design: Georgia Carlee 

Exterior fabrics, vinyl rugs designed to mimic sisal, and cast iron and stone created an outdoor area as luxurious as the interior. - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Gordon Beall / Design: Andrew Law:  
Traditional Home ® / Photo: Gordon Beall / Design: Andrew Law

Cozy seating is arranged around a brick-clad outdoor fireplace. Sheer drapes have an ethereal presence and can be drawn to enhance the coziness. - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Colleen Duffley / Design: Georgia Carlee:  
Traditional Home ® / Photo: Colleen Duffley / Design: Georgia Carlee

A daybed, table and chairs make this porch the perfect  outdoor living room. I could curl up and read a book on that daybed! Photo: Helen Norman:  
Photo: Helen Norman 

Porch swings beg for the lazy days of summer. Designer Brad Ford. Photo: John Bessler:  
Designer Brad Ford. Photo: John Bessler

Driftwood planters filled with arborvitae give a sense of enclosure while a variety of chair styles form a collected environment for lingering. - Photo: Peter Rymwid / Design: Eric Ross:  
Photo: Peter Rymwid / Design: Eric Ross 

A canopied sofa in this outdoor seating area offers some protection from sun. - Traditional Home ® / Photo: John Merkl / Design: Jacques Saint Dizier:  
Traditional Home ® / Photo: John Merkl / Design: Jacques Saint Dizier 

This Virginia Farm Garden created a giant tic-tac-toe square -- great fun for outdoor gatherings! - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Helen Norman:  
Traditional Home ® / Photo: Helen Norman 

Just beyond the kitchen island, a casual, accommodating dining spot exudes country charm in this English home. - Photo: Francis Hammond / Design: Mark Gillete:  
Photo: Francis Hammond / Design: Mark Gillete 

The banquet table in the outdoor dining room is graced by an enormous pair of bronzed chandeliers. - Photo: John Merkl / Design: Hillary Thomas:  
Photo: John Merkl / Design: Hillary Thomas 

The shiplap-walled room with soaring ceilings mimics the lines of a barn that once stood there, honoring its history. - Photo: Eric Roth / Design: Susan Zises Green:  
 Photo: Eric Roth / Design: Susan Zises Green 

Petit Granit from Belgium tops an antique table base in an informal kitchen eating area. - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Dominique Vorillon / Design: Mark Williams:  
Traditional Home ® / Photo: Dominique Vorillon / Design: Mark Williams 

A vintage dining table is surrounded by chairs from Drexel Heritage. Red paint on the walls spices up the look. - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Jonny Valiant / Design: Katie Brown:  
Traditional Home ® / Photo: Jonny Valiant / Design: Katie Brown 

Bill and Giuliana's breakfast nook is balanced by an oversized lantern above a rustic wooden table - Traditional Home® / Photo: Michael Garland / Design: Lonni Paul:  
Traditional Home® / Photo: Michael Garland / Design: Lonni Paul 

The classic bed and quietly luxurious linens enhance the serenity of the master suite. - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Colleen Duffley / Design: Erika Powell:  
Traditional Home ® / Photo: Colleen Duffley / Design: Erika Powell 

The neutral palette in this master bedroom is perfectly soothing. The ocean views and beach-front balcony are a bonus. - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Colleen Duffley / Design: Tammy Connor:  
Traditional Home ® / Photo: Colleen Duffley / Design: Tammy Connor 

A vintage zinc tub with a deep lilac hue is a stunning focal point in this bathroom. - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Virginia Macdonald / Design: Colette van den Thillart:  
Traditional Home ® / Photo: Virginia Macdonald / Design: Colette van den Thillart

The graphic nature of an angled roofline is emphasized by the contrast of white subway tiles and warm oak. - Photo: Werner Straube / Design: Summer Thornton:  
Photo: Werner Straube / Design: Summer Thornton 

A narrow trestle table makes a charming vanity.:  


Rectangular sinks complement the floor tiles and shapely mirrors above in this bath - Traditional Home®:  
 

A converted garage serves as a bunk room for this family's six kids—and a prime hang out location. - Photo: John Merkl / Design: Hillary Thomas:  
Photo: John Merkl / Design: Hillary Thomas 

Summer bunk room for the kids. Plenty of room for weekend guests.:  
A pair of twin beds appear to hang from the ceiling by thick ropes - Traditional Home® / Photo: Colleen Duffley / Design: Paige Sumblin Schnell & Anna Kay Porch:  
What kids wouldn't love this space-saving guest room, with views of Nantucket Sound? - Traditional Home®:  
Stones used for the back entry floor were collected over the years from the Lake Champlain area by the homeowners and their friends. - Photo: John Bessler / Design: Kim Deetjen:  
Photo: John Bessler / Design: Kim Deetjen

Walk through this entrance and you'll land directly in the open courtyard. - Photo: John Merkl / Design: Hillary Thomas:  
Photo: John Merkl / Design: Hillary Thomas

A back hallway is brought into the light with a large window and white-painted wood planking on the walls - Traditional Home®    Photo: Emily Followill:  
Traditional Home® Photo: Emily Followill 

Built-in cabinets and drawers along the stairs maximize storage space. - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Emily Followill / Design: Amy Morris:  
Traditional Home ® / Photo: Emily Followill / Design: Amy Morris

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Bookcases surround a comfy leather sofa in this library - Traditional Home® / Photo: Eric Roth / Design: Joseph Abboud in partner with RH:  
Traditional Home® / Photo: Eric Roth / Design: Joseph Abboud in partner with RH